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Is Nottingham Council’s supply of cheap electricity to residents via its own “Robin Hood” style power company relevant to NSW September Council elections? – 12th August 2019

Randwick Greens Councillor Murray Matson thinks that a NSW Council seeking to emulate the UK’s Nottingham Council, which sells cheap electricity to residents, could seek status as a Local Renewable Energy Retailer from the Regional Development Australia Northern Inland (RDANI). Councillor Matson said, 20

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Rescission motion fails to prevent the adoption of the new Edgecumbe Estate Heritage Conservation Area in Coogee

A rescission motion from dissident Councillors against the setting up of a new heritage conservation area running contiguously from 37 Dudley Street to 152 Brook Street was voted down at Tuesday night’s extraordinary Randwick City Council meeting. The adopting of the new heritage protections has been championed by East Ward Greens Councillor Murray Matson and …

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Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch elected Deputy Mayor of Randwick City Council

Randwick City Council has a new Mayor in Labor Councillor Danny with Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch taking out the Deputy Mayor position.   Councillor Veitch was only recently elected to Council in 2017 successfully winning back a seat in West Ward for the Greens. Since being elected she has raised her party’s profile in the …

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Climate Strike Sydney – Tomorrow our children call us out for the good of the damaged planet we bequest them

The local event for this world wide strike against global stupidity is on TOMORROW Friday 20th September from 12pm to 2pm in the Domain, Art Gallery Road, Sydney. From 1.30pm, the rally will progress to Hyde Park north along Macquarie and Elizabeth streets. 20

Greens Councillors Murray Matson and Lindsay Shurey: lively debate expected at Randwick Council meeting on proposal to create new Heritage Conservation Area in Coogee – 17th September 2019

UPDATE: 18th September 2019 Last night Randwick City Councillors voted to create the Edgecumbe Estate heritage conservation area in Coogee along Dudley and Brooks Streets and specifically identify a number of dwellings within the area as local heritage items. After the meeting dissenting Councillors Anthony Andrews (independent), Alex Luxford (Labor) and Harry Stavrinos (Liberal) lodged …

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Randwick Councillor Philipa Veitch: Give a voice to the concerns West Ward residents and businesses have about flagged changes to Kingsford and Kensington bus routes when CSELR light rail starts – 16th Sept. 2019

UPDATE: 19th September 2019 Councillor Veitch’s motion was successful at the 16th of September 2019 Randwick City Council meeting with amendments  to extend the requested consultation to all bus services in the Council area. RESOLUTION: That Council: Convene a public meeting and invite the local traffic committee to allow local residents and business owners to …

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Randwick Councillor Philipa Veitch – fights for noise and light relief for Doncaster Avenue and other Council residents impacted on by the CSELR and its Stabling Yard – 16th September 2019

The stabling yards of the CBD to South East Light Rail under construction in 2018.

UPDATE: 19th September 2019 Councillor Veitch’s motion seeking a fair deal for residents still being impact on by the construction of the light rail line through Kensington and Kingsford was successful at the 16th September 2019 Randwick City Council meeting . RESOLUTION: That Council: Acknowledges that many residents within the Randwick LGA continue to experience …

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Greens MP Adam Bandt and former Liberal leader John Hewson call for Parliamentary vote on Climate Emergency declaration – 12th September 2019

UPDATE OF: Greenpeace Australia claims today the Australian Federal Parliament is about to vote on declaring a Climate Emergency – 11th September 2019 The email below was circulated by Federal Greens MP Adam Bandt today calling for Labor and the Liberals to join the Greens, former Liberal leader John Hewson and the federal parliamentary backbench …

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Greenpeace Australia claims today the Australian Federal Parliament is about to vote on declaring a Climate Emergency – 11th September 2019

An extraordinary email is being sent around apparently from Greenpeace stating that Australia maybe preparing to declare a Climate Emergency. Is it a hoax? Or is it real? 20

Randwick Greens Councillors support the School Strike 4 Climate organised for September 20th 2019 in Sydney

On a motion from Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch Randwick City Council has voted to support the climate-emergency strike organised by students around the world including Sydney. School Strike for Climate Friday, Sept 20, 2019 – 12:00 PM The Domain, St Marys Rd, Sydney #ClimateStrike Councillor Veitch urges the broader community to support their local students …

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